I WILL STREAM THAT!
> Our sources, are telling us that Hotstar is going to begin funding majorly into building an original library wherein they are looking to fund original content for both Hindi and English languages. We will keep an eye out on this one and revert on this next month!
> Rana Daggubati, who produced and also acted in Viu web series Social eariler, is now backing a web series based on the assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. The web series, LTTE, will be made by south ﬁlmmaker AMR Ramesh. Rana is going to play a vital role in the series as well. The ﬁrst season will focus on the assassination of Gandhi, and the later seasons will see the rise of LTTE and the former chief of the outﬁt, V Prabhakaran. The team is planning to rope in some popular actors across the country to make it nationally appealing.
> Our highly placed sources, have informed us that there have been ongoing talks between Anil Kapoor Productions and Netﬂix India for a show which is tentatively titled SELECTION DAY which will be based on cricket! Sources reveal that the conversation between Netﬂix and the production house is on the last stage and the show can be green lit before the end of the month.
> The teaser trailer for Amazon Prime’s latest Indian original BREATHE was launched earlier this week and taken everyone by surprise. Those who have been lucky enough to have a sneak peek at the show cannot stop raving about this one. The show stars R Madhavan and Amit Sadh in the lead and has Abundantia Entertainment as the executive producers!
> ErosNow plans to launch a new web series every month; after having launched its online presence a while ago and having such a strong content library of movies on their site they now plan to stream roll one or two original series every month that will go up on their app and website.
> Excel Entertainment who already made waves with Amazon Prime’s INSIDE EDGE are closing in on another original show with Amazon Prime which is going to be titled MADE IN HEAVEN. Kalki and KAALAKAANDI actress Sobhita Dhulipala have already started shooting for the show along with Amrita Puri. Manjoot Singh who was last seen in FUKREY RETURNS also plays a major part in the show. Reema Katgi and Zoya Akhtar have penned the show and Nitya Mehra (BAAR BAAR DEKHO) is directing the show which is said to be a story of two wedding planners! This show is going to be co-produced by Excel Entertainment along with Zoya and Reema’s company Tiger Baby Productions.
> The Times Group is all set to launch its OTT platform Times Internet later this month. Watch this space for more on the line up of the shows they will start with.
> Karishma Sharma is roped in for another ALTBalaji show KAPOORS after her sultry turn in RAGNI MMS RETURNS; she will headline this new show which is based on three sisters of royal ancestry. Known TV actresses Ridhima Pandit & Shilpa Anand will also be part of the series. Kushal Tandon and Satyajit Sharma will play male leads in the show.
Starting from this week, in every few weeks every month we will do a round-up for everything digital. With so many outlets to enjoy content these days it has become a task to know what is happening on what platform. You could ﬁnd everything Digital right here…